- Joe Colombo
Joe Colombo (1930–1971) was an Italian industrial designer who became known for his futuristic style and interest for multi-functional, modular systems. After studying painting and architecture in Milan, Colombo worked actively as a painter and sculptor before starting his career as an industrial designer in the 1950s.
His best known works include minimalist lamps designed for Italian lightning company Oluce and the plastic Boby storage trolley. His work has been exhibited at many museums, such as New York’s MoMA.